The fire service must define and advocate the need for a cultural change relating to safety, incorporating leadership, management, supervision, accountability and personal responsibility.

Personal and organizational accountability for health and safety should be enhanced throughout the fire service, including academy-level training on health and safety.

Greater attention must be focused on the integration of risk management with incident management at all levels, including strategic, tactical and planning responsibilities.

Available technology should be utilized wherever it can produce higher levels of health and safety. This means embracing technology at the local level, and